Thursday, July 15, 2021

Volkswagen Signs Charters for Four More LNG-Powered Car Carriers

Volkswagen Group has announced long-term charters for four additional LNG-powered car carriers. The four new ships are planned to enter service by the end of 2023 and will serve the...

July 15, 2021
Total Views: 1664

Monday, July 12, 2021

CIMC Raffles to Construct Dual Fuel Car Carriers for Wallenius

Chinese shipbuilder CIMC Raffles has received an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for up to six low emission LNG-powered car carriers for Wallenius Lines. Construction will take place at CIMC...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 1889

Monday, March 1, 2021

Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Reactivate More Ships Amid Improving Market Conditions

Wallenius Wilhelmsen will return three more ships from cold lay-up as it continues to reactivate its fleet amid improving market conditions. The privately-held Norwegian/Swedish Ro-Ro shipping company last spring initiated...

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 4026

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Unveils Plan for Wind-Powered RoRo to Debut in 2025

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced plans for a wind-powered pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) as the Norwegian and Swedish-based shipping company seeks to reduce carbon emissions from ocean shipping. “Since...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 3014

Press Releases

Wallenius Wilhelmsen plans world’s first full scale wind-powered RoRo ship

Press Release – Today, we announce our most ambitious sustainability initiative to date: The Orcelle Wind – a wind-powered Pure Car and Truck Carrier that will achieve up to 90% reduced...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 1884

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Wallenius Wilhelmsen to Reactivate Ships from Cold Lay-Up

Norwegian ro-ro shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen says it will be returning ships from cold lay-up as market conditions improve. In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Wallenius Wilhelmsen has put a...

January 7, 2021
Total Views: 26799

Thursday, June 18, 2020
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Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Enters Guilty Plea in Australian Cartel Investigation

Norwegian-based shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS is likely facing millions of dollars in fines after pleading guilty today in Australian federal court to criminal cartel conduct. Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean...

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 526

Friday, May 1, 2020
Maritime News

ARC Wins Major Global Household Goods Contract from U.S. Transportation Command

U.S.-flag ro-ro carrier ARC has been awarded a major contract to provide global relocation services for the Department of Defense and U.S. Coast Guard. The Global Household Goods Contract, valued...

May 1, 2020
Total Views: 167

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen Announces 2,500 Temporary Layoffs in U.S. and Mexico

Wallenius Wilhelmsen has announced temporary layoffs of 2,500 workers as it suspends operations at several land-based processing facilities in the U.S. and Mexico as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on...

March 25, 2020
Total Views: 164

Monday, March 23, 2020
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Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Mothballs Vessels, Cuts Dividend

OSLO, March 23 (Reuters) – Shipping firm Wallenius Wilhelmsen, which transports cars and other vehicles from factories to markets, has cut its dividend to zero and will mothball up to 10 vessels...

March 23, 2020
Total Views: 213

Friday, August 23, 2019
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Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Charged with Criminal Cartel Conduct in Australia

SYDNEY, Aug 23 (Reuters) – Norwegian shipping company Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS (WWO) has been charged with criminal cartel conduct, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) said on Friday. The...

August 23, 2019
Total Views: 125

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Maritime News

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Earnings Hit by Rising Bunker Costs, Low Rates

Rising bunker prices and low shipping rates negatively impacted Wallenius Wilhelmsen’s earnings in the third quarter. The Norwegian shipping group reported Friday a total income of US$1 billion in the...

November 7, 2018
Total Views: 3

Monday, September 5, 2016
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Wilhelmsen and Wallenius Agree to Merger Deal

International maritime group Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding and shipping company Wallenius Lines have signed a letter of intent to combine their jointly owned investments and merge ownership of the majority of...

September 5, 2016
Total Views: 48

Tuesday, March 18, 2014
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Maritime News

Wilhelmsen Fined $34 Million

Norwegian shipping firm Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL) has been fined $34 million by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission for price-fixing in automobile shipping between 2008 and 2012, the firm said on Tuesday.

March 18, 2014
Total Views: 20

Thursday, May 9, 2013

WWL Orders Two Post Panamax Car Carriers

Wallenius Wilhelmsen ASA (WWL) said it has signed a deal with Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) for the construction of two Post Panamax car carriers.

May 9, 2013
Total Views: 5

Monday, August 13, 2012
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Wilh. Wilhelmsen Cashing in on Bottomless Demand for Car Shipments to China

Aug. 14 (Bloomberg) — Record car shipments to China and a rebound in cargoes from Japanese automotive companies recovering from last year’s tsunami will mean the most profit ever for...

August 13, 2012
Total Views: 3

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Engineering News

With a Boxy Stern and a Forward Pilothouse, M/V Tønsberg May Not be the Sexiest Ship on the Ocean, but She’s a Winner

The M/V Tønsberg, a RO/RO vessel was recently voted Ship of the Year. Fathom CTech’s Pete Lockley explored with the owners just what makes this vessel so special.  The Scandinavian owners...

August 13, 2012
Total Views: 32

Wednesday, August 8, 2012
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Bucking the Trend, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Reports Record High Profits

In their second quarter earnings report, Wilh. Wilhelmsen ASA (WWASA) reports further growth led to record high total income and operating profit. “We are cautiously optimistic about the second half...

August 8, 2012
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 10, 2012
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Livin’ La Vida Loca…Wilh. Wilhelmsen Posts 84% Rise in Year-on-Year Profits

In the face of extraordinary challenges faced by the global shipping industry, Norwegian maritime conglomerate, Wilh. Wilhelmsen Holding ASA (WWI.OS), posted an 84% rise in year-on-year profit on Thursday.  Their Board maintains a...

May 10, 2012
Total Views: 7

Sunday, April 22, 2012
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Wallenius Wilhelmsen on Track for 30% Reduction in Ship Emissions by 2015 [REPORT]

Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics (WWL), the global shipping and logistics company, announced today that it is on track to reduce its relative greenhouse gas emissions with 30% by 2015, compared to...

April 22, 2012
Total Views: 5